Skipping past the news (or, non-news) of the weekend’s technology-world-a-tittering over reports of a new iPhone, I was digging around this morning for some fun photo apps and came across a reduced price on the Pano app. I’ve always been into true panoramic photography, even going so far as to rent some of the real deal, rotating-lens variety of cameras. So if you can’t justify carrying around a Linhoff, Horseman, or even the Lomo Horizon, at least there’s an app to get you wet. To quote RoboCop, “I’d buy that for a dollar!” (I stitched together the photo above by taking six portrait photos from left to right, covering a three block span of buildings. Another random test shot after the jump.)
We already know the ipad or iphone will not support flash. But the final blow has come down from the apple mountain top.
Adobe has recieved a lot of flack since the announcement of the iPad. Rightfully so! Most of you have heard or read about the big CS5 announcement on April12, blah blah blah. Well, after seeing this “sneak preview” my interest is sparked.
For all you crackberry addicts out there, or those of you tethered to one via work, Amazon has released a free Kindle app for Blackberry. Free download lets you read books on the go… or while in meetings in the office. Just like the iPhone version, owning a Kindle is not required – purchases are tied to your Amazon account. The WhisperSync system lets you bookmark and make notes as you read, and synchronizes the last page you read across any Kindle devices or apps.
Currently available in the U.S. only, on these models: Bold 9000 & 9700, Curve 8520 & 8900, Storm 9530 & 9550, and Tour 9630.
Mass Effect 2, the sequel to last year’s pretty lengthy strategy/first person shooter game, means I won’t be leaving the house much over the next couple of weeks. Deeper look at this immersive world after the jump. Amazon has both the Xbox 360 and Windows versions – even the standard and collector editions.
At $24.95, The Inklet application for MacBooks is less than half of the price of the absolute cheapest, smallest Wacom tablet and one-tenth the price of the Wacom tablets you might get as a pro or if it’s paid for by your office. It might not even be as sensitive, but the basic functionality is there. Plus, nothing extra to carry.
The Lumen Tactile Display prototype has a lot going for itself. As for the “world of tomorrow” themed video, it needs some help. Now you need to hire a really good designer/UX/UI person to put a face on it. Created by Ivan Poupyrev
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